RENO, Nev. -- Malik Story scored 35 points to lead Nevada to an 85-75 win over Yale on Friday night.
Story was 12 of 21 from the field.
Jordan Burris scored 12 points and led with seven rebounds, extending the Nevada's (9-4) winning streak to five games.
At halftime, the score was tied at 36. Nevada shot 57 percent from the field, while Yale shot 38.6 percent. Yale won the rebounding battle 38-29 but made 13 turnovers, and Nevada had 19 points off those turnovers. Nevada only had eight turnovers.
At 10:09 in the second half, the game was tied at 56. Marqueze Coleman made a layup, giving Nevada the lead, and the Wolf Pack stayed in front.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.